Buchstaber–Rees theorem

under construction


Gelfand and Kolmogorov proved in 1939 that a compact Hausdorff topological space XX can be canonically embedded into the infinite‐dimensional vector space C(X) *C(X)^*, the dual space of the algebra of continuous functions C(X)C(X), as an “algebraic variety”, specified by an infinite system of quadratic equations.

Buchstaber and Rees have extended this to all symmetric powers Sym n(X)Sym_n(X) using their notion of the Frobenius nn‐homomorphisms.


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